Ken Olson’s Review of The Jesus Legend

Ken Olson has written an insightful review of Eddy and Boyd’s The Jesus Legend. It touches on a number of issues that I’m currently working on, such as oral tradition and historical reliability. I highly recommend it!

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  • Mark Goodacre

    I agree; it’s a very interesting review. All good things proceed from Duke. Well, many good things, at least.

  • Quixie

    Thanks. This was very good.Ó

  • Tom Verenna

    My problem with this book is it is full of special pleading and ad hoc’s, not to mention double standards. Bob Price has actually written a response to Eddy and Boyd. While I don’t agree with all of his conclusions, its a good response.Read it here: The Jesus Mirage

  • Ted

    From Price’s send-up, a line I wish I had written: “Heilsgeschichte has turned into Bullgeschichte.”

  • Tom Verenna

    Funny I was thinking the same thing! Bob has a great way with words.

  • Tom Verenna

    Additionally, James, I wouldn’t be recommending any book until you’ve read the opposing perspective! (Didn’t you just post up a blog with a video criticizing people for commenting on things with opinion when it is not informed opinion?) 😉